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The following are some reputable sources of research within the social service sector:

Department of Communities Reports and Services

  • COMSIS - Community Services Information System
    COMSIS provides a single comprehensive source of local, regional and state-wide data for over 200 datasets. Data topics in COMSIS include: demography, education, employment, family, housing, income, remoteness and disadvantage.

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The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has published the results of a study into the effects of parental supply of alcohol to young people aged under 18. Many parents believe that supplying alcohol to their children can assist in developing responsible drinking patterns, however the results...
The Curtin Charities 2013 Report, produced by the Curtin University Not-for-profit Initiative, gives the first comprehensive, evidence-based analysis of Australian charities and reveals previously unknown facts about the sector. The report analysed data from more than 38,000 charities registered...
A new Australian study shows that workers in health and community services, including aged and disability care, have only a moderate safety consciousness despite having the highest number of workplace injury claims of all industries. FIND OUT MORE : Read the report here .
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has provided the first in a series of publications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey. In this publication you can access TableBuilder , an online tool that allows you to create tables and graphs from the survey data
New Australian research into social media in the not-for-profit sector has identified the top three methods charities employ to encourage people to give. A survey of 177 current and prospective donors, volunteers and supporters of charities revealed that the top three techniques are giving online,...
The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services has developed a series of resources for leading social services staff, and those in related disciplines, to practice in an outcomes-focused way. Leading for Outcomes is a series of guides that provide support and training materials to...
In 2013 QCOSS undertook a project on behalf of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services, which gathered ideas and feedback from organisations that are funded by the Department on where they saw red tape reduction opportunities. The outcome of this project is a...
The Workplaces for Wellness website guides you through 5-Steps to develop a workplace wellness program. You can tailor a wellness program to suit your workplace and meet your employees’ needs. Whether you are just starting out or building on an existing program—everything you need is here. You can...

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